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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bruce Wayne / Batman
... Clark Kent / Superman
... Lois
... Lex Luthor
... Martha Kent
... Perry White
... Alfred
... Senator Finch
... Diana Prince / Wonder Woman
... Wallace Keefe
... Anatoli Knyazev
... Mercy Graves
... Young Bruce Wayne
... Martha Wayne
Alan D. Purwin ... Wayne Industries Pilot
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Storyline

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.Meanwhile, Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". Written by Mine Turtle

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Rated PG - 13 for intense sequences of violence and action throughout, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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25 March 2016 (USA)  »

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Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$166,007,347, 27 March 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$330,360,194

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$873,260,194
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Gal Gadot is the second actress who participated in a beauty pageant and portrayed Diana Prince/Wonder Woman respectively. Lynda Carter who portrayed this comic book character in the 1970s television series also participated in a beauty pageant prior to landing in the role. See more »

Goofs

Some users have stated that Superman took 10 minutes to cross the bay to confront Lex because he was still weak from the kryptonite gas and moving much slower than usual. When Lex and Lois are on the roof of Lexcorp Tower, Batman's bat signal is visible in the distance and it is clearly only a mile or two at most. When the film shows Superman approaching the ship, he is clearly moving at an extremely high rate of speed that would have enabled him to cross the bay in a matter of seconds, even if he were weak. If you listen closely, there seems to be a sonic boom when it switches from Lex holding the timer to showing Superman approaching - a sound effect the director would not have inserted if he wanted the audience to think Superman was too weak to fly fast. Also, after Doomsday is "born," Doomsday throws a punch at Lex and Superman is able to go from standing to flying fast enough (and strong enough) to catch the punch in an instant. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Batman: There was a time above... a time before... there were perfect things... diamond absolutes. But things fall... things on earth. And what falls... is fallen. In the dream, it took me to the light. A beautiful lie.
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros, Ratpac Entertainment and DC Comics logos have autumn leaves falling. See more »

Connections

Version of The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Shostakovich: Waltz II (Jazz Suite No. 2)
Written by Dmitri Shostakovich (as Dimitri Shostakovich)
Performed by Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (as Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), Riccardo Chailly
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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For the Fans
31 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

I personally do not understand the hate surrounding this movie. I have seen this movie, both the theatrical and extended versions of the film, at least 6 times, and I enjoy it every time. Ben Affleck was fantastic in it, as was Jeremy Irons. Two of the best actors still working today. At first, I called this movie a great Batman movie trapped inside a bad Superman movie, but the ultimate edition made me enjoy the Superman parts more.

If you have not seen this movie, I would recommend watching the Ultimate Edition. It is thirty minutes longer, but it's also that much better. In my unpopular opinion, I would watch this before any Marvel movie (except for maybe The Avengers or Logan).


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